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City of Columbus aims for transparency in snow removal

A snow plow drives through campus to clear the road Jan. 26. Classes were canceled at OSU's Columbus campus Jan. 28. Credit: Ritika Shah / Lantern TV News director

Ohio State students who live in off-campus housing will have a better understanding of Columbus’ strategy for plowing roads during heavy snowstorms this winter season. The Department of Public Service has launched a new website, warriorwatch.columbus.gov, that aims to provide information about street priority and ...

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Boss Doggs takes its last stand

The long lines outside of University Hall are over — Boss Doggs is gone for good. Even so, the former hot dog cart has been replaced by a food truck named Thyme and Change, which can be found parked on Neil Avenue most weekdays. “In ...

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Permanent Mirror Lake ducks removed

After Mirror Lake was drained last November for a sustainability study, some Ohio State students were left wondering what would become of the beloved ducks of Mirror Lake. Those ducks — which were initially relocated to a farm ­— will not be returning, a wildlife expert ...

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USG looks at ways to improve meal plans

The meal plan system at Ohio State changed in 2012 when the school made the switch from quarters to semesters and now, if Undergraduate Student Government has its way, meal plans could change again. The university’s 2012 revamped plan provided students with more transparency on ...

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Easton to host new video gaming arena

Video game enthusiasts at Ohio State are set have a new outlet to enjoy their hobby starting at the end of the month.  Major League Gaming is slated to open an arena in Columbus, bringing an even greater presence to the states with expanding competitive ...

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Fewer arrests for drinking violations on campus

Students are either drinking less alcohol on campus or are doing a better job at hiding it. Data from the 2013 annual campus security report and annual fire safety report — the most recent one — show that fewer students were arrested or received disciplinary ...

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Robin Williams’ death opens public discussion on suicide

On Aug. 11, the news of Robin Williams’ death spread swiftly throughout social media and various news outlets. As more information was gathered surrounding the actor and comedian’s death, the seemingly familiar conversation about mental health and depression became mainstream on many fronts. And some ...

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